SPEED blocks. The gold wheels clash with the yellow stickers and the graphics look horribly dated now. The very things that make it dated also make it achingly reminiscent of that period — which is either a good or a bad thing, depending on your age. The black version also looks great. Some things should be left in the past. It would take a brave man to try and get away with this paint job on a modern Ducati — a Panigale in these colours would look awful — but somehow on the Replica they manage to work.
That includes new decals, pinstripes or custom designs. I do all of the little things that make the job last — like silver solder on the inside of the fill neck; primer but not paint under the fuel taps; 8 hour leak down test; clearcoat over the decals; oven baking; wet sanding and buffing. I always use the highest quality materials — the paint is done in a base coat with a clear coat or like OEM if preferred.
Design is an essential segment when it comes to motorcycle. It can be perfect in terms of performance, power, handling and comfort, but it is sometimes all in vain if the combination of colors is poor. There are plenty of such bikes , whose owners went too far when it comes to visuals. And here are 15 examples.